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Now You Know Everything About Music Publishing...

<i>The following guest post comes from Budi Voogt, an artist manager, label owner and Soundcloud enthusiast expert. He writes about music marketing and</i> …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the SoundBlaster, the default standard for audio in PCs in the '90s and early '00s, but the company as a whole hadn't …

Audiophile

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

- Jan 29, 2018<p>Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One …

The NME 100: Essential new music for 2018

After weeks of arguments in NME Towers – we’ve decided that these are, without doubt, the 100 new artists rock-solid guaranteed to make 2018 a …

7 Reasons Why the Ricoh GR is the Perfect Travel Companion (For Now)

My name is Hendrik Wieduwilt, and I’m a journalist and photographer based in Berlin, Germany. I went to Cuba with a full frame DSLR and ended up …

Cameras

Annie Leibovitz is Teaching Her First-Ever Online Photography Class

Want to take a class from one of the world’s best photographers from the comfort of your own home? Renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz is …

Photography

3 Myths About Your Teen’s Bad Attitude

Does this scenario feel familiar? Marisa is 12-and-a-half years old. She has become moody and irritable, wants much more private time alone in her …

The Best Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

Making sure your images are sharp is a necessity for every photographer. Getting your focus right in camera is of course key but there is always room …

Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…<p>The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has …

Cryptocurrency

Prince's sound engineer, Susan Rogers: 'He needed to be the alpha male to get things done'

One of a tiny number of female recording engineers, Rogers was there at birth of some of pop’s classics, including When Doves Cry. She recalls the man she knew – and shares her theory about why he loved working with women<p>Between 1983 and 1987, Susan Rogers didn’t really sleep. She’d work late into …

Jimi Hendrix

Reflex is the First New 35mm Manual SLR Camera Design in 25 Years

Say hello to Reflex, a new 35mm SLR camera that just launched on Kickstarter. It’s the first newly designed manual SLR system camera in over 25 years.<p>…

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

What Does the Future Hold for Music Streaming?

Over the past few years, streaming has experienced exponential growth. In 2016, 51% of music-industry revenue came from streaming, which is …

Goldman Sachs

How to Significantly Speed Up Lightroom

I love Lightroom. It is an amazing tool that is able to do almost everything that I need when I edit, and do so in an organized way. The one problem …

10+ Epic Photos From Burning Man 2017 That Prove It’s The Craziest Festival In The World

What started in 1986 as two friends burning an eight-foot statue on a San Francisco beach has grown into an event that sets a 105-feet tall statue on …

Burning Man

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Schadenfreude

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor

When was the last time you cleaned your sensor? Even with weather-sealed equipment, dust particles can eventually make their way inside your camera. …

Music Pushes to Innovate Beyond Streaming, But Investors Play It Safe: Analysis

Taking a look at the gap between music accelerators and venture capitalists in 2017.<p>If you're confused about how exactly music tech is doing in 2017, …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

How to Clean Your Camera's Sensor

One of the critical things for your camera is to keep the sensor clean. Dust floats around almost everywhere; Once it gets inside your camera it can …

The 20 best albums of 2017 so far

Yes, the years are going quicker. We all feel it. For all the conveniences that are supposed to save us time, it feels like we have less of it than …

Indie Music

Shooting 10 Powerful Street Photos in One Ugly Location

When I started out in photography, I always thought: if I could shoot in New York City, Tokyo, Paris or Amsterdam, my street photos would be much …

Landscape Photography

7 Photoshop Tricks That Are Hidden in Plain Sight

Adobe’s Photoshop is such a complex piece of software that even professionals find new features and settings every now and then. This 7-minute video …

Tutorials

Five keyboard shortcuts every iPad user should know

The iPad might be designed for touch, but it’s also surprisingly good with an external hardware keyboard, and includes excellent support for keyboard shortcuts. What’s more, it shares many keyboard shortcuts with the Mac, so if you have these already ingrained in your muscle-memory, they’ll carry …

Apps

BBC Blogs - BBC Music Introducing - BBC Introducing Mixtape: 15 May 2017

BBC Introducing Mixtape: 15 May 2017<p>Tom RobinsonBBC 6 Music presenter<p>Tagged with:<p>6 Music<br>• BBC Introducing<br>• Introducing Mixtape<p>Comments<p>Hello, I'm Tom Robinson and here are the tracklistings for <b>The BBC Introducing Mixtape</b> - a podcast and radio show broadcast every Monday from 2-3am on <b>BBC Radio 6 Music</b>. …

How To Make Selections In Photoshop

Almost anything you do in Photoshop can be done with more precision or just to a better degree if you are familiar with how to utilize selections. …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Everything You Need to Know About Using ND Filters for Dramatic Long Exposure Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of the most dramatic outdoor images are made by experienced photographers using neutral density (ND) filters in conjunction with long exposures. …

Landscape Photography